CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Joey Bosa sounds off on being drafted by Chargers

The San Diego Chargers made a hopefully franchise-changing draft selection by taking defensive end Joey Bosa, giving them a pass-rusher to be excited about for years to come. AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft: Recapping round one of 2016 NFL Draft: Five surprises from the first round Fantasy Football: Ten NFL Draft sleepers Jared Goff went first to the Los Angeles Rams, followed by Carson...
Via cover32
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chargers top targets revealed

The San Diego Chargers don’t appear to have any interest in making a major trade in the NFL Draft, now just hours away from taking place. AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft: Our final mock draft of the year NFL Draft: Five things about the class of 2016 Tom Brady: Five teams who gain the most from his suspension After making the playoffs just once since the 2009 season, this team is under...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers ‘locked in’ on prospect at No. 3?

The NFL Draft is tomorrow and according to what San Diego Chargers GM Tom Telesco told ESPN’s Britt McHenry, the team has been “locked in” on one specific prospect regarding the No. 3 pick. #Chargers GM Tom Telesco told me "all along" is strong but true they've been locked into 1 player for a while for 3rd overall pick #NFLDraft — Britt McHenry (@BrittMcHenry) April 27,...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen

The San Diego Chargers definitely have something special in Keenan Allen, whom turns 24 years young today. Although he was injured for most of the 2015 NFL season, he remained in the top five in receiving yards. That is pretty impressive. I had the opportunity to watch Allen in Baltimore the day he got injured and it was gut wrenching. Seeing Allen laying on the ground for what seemed...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers eyeing quarterback of the future on Day 3

San Diego Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers, 34, has developed into the face of the franchise since being traded to the Bolts as a rookie in 2004, but even super heroes have to eventually hang up their capes. Though Rivers has yet to consider retirement, a time will come when he too hangs up his cleats, and with that moment looming, San Diego is already looking into a replacement...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers 3 round mock draft

The long wait for the 2016 draft is over, and I have compiled all the research I need to make my most up to date mock draft prior to this weeks draft. I previously posted a seven round mock draft which will look similar to this one, but I cut it down to the first three rounds 3rd Overall: Jalen Ramsey, S/CB, Florida State I still have the Chargers taking Ramsey at third overall....
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell implies new San Diego stadium would get Super Bowl

There appears to be growing momentum to build a new stadium in San Diego to keep the Chargers there beyond the 2016 season, and Roger Goodell has added fuel to that fire. The NFL commissioner was in San Diego on Saturday at the invitation of Chargers chairman Dean Spanos to speak to a rally of 4,000 fans who were attempting to gather signatures backing the effort to build a new...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

"Chargers belong in San Diego" chides NFL commish Roger Goodell

After a long push to get the team out of San Diego, and really anywhere in the Los Angeles area, the Chargers are now making an effort to keep the team in San Diego. Roger Goodell thinks this is a good move for the Chargers. “I said it. I mean it. The Chargers belong in San Diego,” Goodell said via Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. The team had a pep rally for...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers could ‘likely’ trade out of the third pick

With the first-two picks of the 2016 NFL draft having already been swapped out, the San Diego Chargers selection at No. 3 overall becomes that much more important. Could San Diego look to acquire more assets by trading down from that third spot in lieu of adding an elite-level talent? Reporting from the Chargers’ headquarters in San Diego, NFL Network’s Alex Flanagan suggested...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressure's on Chargers to improve amid stadium push

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The pressure is on for Chargers general manager Tom Telesco going into the NFL draft. Not only did his team finish 4-12 last year, including going winless in the AFC West, but the Chargers' future in San Diego remains uncertain. The Chargers have many holes to fill. They hold the third pick overall, which they could use to bolster either their offensive or defensive...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon admits he was 'terrible' as a rookie

When the Chargers drafted Melvin Gordon at No. 15 overall in last year's NFL Draft they hoped they were getting a key cog to play alongside Philip Rivers for years to come, and with good reason. Gordon was a human highlight reel in college, rushing for over 2,500 yards in his junior year in college, finishing second in the Heisman Trophy voting to Marcus Mariota.  But while Gordon...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon says he had ‘terrible’ rookie season

San Diego Chargers fans had high hopes for Melvin Gordon after the former Wisconsin star was drafted with the 15th overall pick last year, but the results were not great. Gordon did not play a major role in San Diego’s offense, rushing for just 641 yards on 184 carries. And he knows it was a disappointment. “It was terrible,” Gordon said, via the Chargers’ official website...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers getting aggressive to get stadium initiative on ballot

The Chargers might not be rushing off to Los Angeles just yet, but they are not exactly thrilled to stay in San Diego either. Chargers ownership is locked in a battle with the city of San Diego to secure public funds for a new stadium, a battle the city of San Diego is not ready to concede. Despite the public’s apparent unwillingness to help the Chargers pay for a new stadium...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Three players the San Diego Chargers should target in round 1

With the third pick in the 2016 draft the San Diego Chargers select: Well, that is a mystery right now. As it appears, the LA Rams and Cleveland Browns are going to select a QB each with the first and second picks. This essentially means that the Chargers are fortunate enough to have the first pick in the draft for ALL OTHER POSITIONS. Considering the fact that they have a top 10...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: NFL releases 2016 schedule

Though the home and away opponents have been publicized for months now, the NFL has finally released the specific dates and times for each of the regular season games in 2016. Let’s take a look at the San Diego Chargers’ official regular season schedule, and analyze how the distribution of their opponents will affect their performance in 2016. The Chargers’ official Twitter...
Via EndZoneScore
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Philip Rivers Gave A Passionate Speech To NC State’s Players

Before Philip Rivers was a star NFL quarterback, he tore it up for the NC State Wolfpack, throwing for over 13,000 yards and 95 touchdowns. This past weekend, he was on-campus at his alma mater to help the program’s current squad prepare for the 2016 season. Rivers, in the video below, gives a passionate speech to the team, telling the players to do everything in their life ...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Philip Rivers delivers inspiring speech to NC State

When his playing days come to an end, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers could have a future in coaching. In anticipation of the North Carolina State Wolfpack spring game this weekend, Rivers visited his alma mater and delivered an enthusiastic, inspiring speech to the current team. Rivers was as fired up as always as his passion for the game really shined through. Check...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: the case for Laremy Tunsil

As long as the talking heads have been analyzing the 2016 NFL Draft, they have claimed that the Tennessee Titans will take Ole Miss OL Laremy Tunsil with the 1st overall pick. Because this seemed like a given, and Cleveland selecting a quarterback with the 2nd pick also seems like a given, the San Diego Chargers have the pick of the litter with the 3rd pick. Many, including myself...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Jack expects to play safety if Chargers draft him

NFL draft prospect Myles Jack is listed as an outside linebacker, but he says if the Chargers take him with the third overall pick, he anticipates a move to safety. The UCLA linebacker told The San Diego Union-Tribune that if he has a bolt on his helmet in 2016, it likely would be with the intention of replacing Eric Weddle. Jack made 15 tackles for loss and broke up 18 passes...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Weddle on ugly San Diego exit: Chargers are ‘dead to me’

Now that Eric Weddle has found a new home with the Baltimore Ravens after signing a four-year, $26 million deal this week, the three-time Pro Bowler and two-time First Team All-Pro selection, felt comfortable describing at length what can only be described as an ugly divorce between himself and the San Diego Chargers. How the end of the season played out between Weddle and the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Gates signs two-year deal to finish career with Chargers

Originally an unsigned free agent back in 2003, tight end Antonio Gates has evolved into the San Diego Chargers’ all-time leading receiver. Gates will now have a couple of more years to add to the 10,644 yards he has already recorded. He and the Chargers have agreed to a two-year deal that will keep him with the team through the 2017 season. Antonio Gates Returns!We've agreed...
Via Sportsnaut
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers will listen to offers for No. 3 overall pick

The San Diego Chargers are willing to listen to any trade proposals that they receive for the third overall pick in the NFL Draft, according to a report. Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Saturday that the Chargers are very much open to the possibility of trading the number three pick if the offer is right, according to a source. Gehlken noted that this is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers announce preference for downtown San Diego stadium

In a last-ditch effort to get a stadium in San Diego, the Chargers have started pursuing their options downtown, according to a statement released by the team today. They will pursue this through a citizens' initiative, with the hopes of possibly putting this to voters in November. In the statement, the team said: “The multi-use facility, when combined with Petco Park, the existing...
Via The Comeback
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers chairman shares commitment to San Diego

Rumors of the San Diego Chargers potential relocation will continue throughout the next year, but team chairman Dean Spanos is at least saying the right things for the area he’ll call home in 2016. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune notes Spanos reaffirmed his commitment to keeping the Chargers in San Diego. “Whatever we need to do, we’re going to do what we need...
Via Sportsnaut
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Possible Raiders stadium releases concept model

In recent days, another city has emerged as a competitor in what has become everyone’s favorite game: what city will the Raiders play in? With the San Diego Chargers agreeing to a tentative deal to share a stadium with the now Los Angeles Rams starting in the 2017 season, the Chargers are going to stay put for the upcoming season and leave the Raiders wondering about their future...
Via Gamedayr
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss
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